Record Ratings Set for UFC 145 FX Prelims | UFC NEWS
By Ryan Busuttil:
The UFC 145 Prelims that aired on FX this past weekend netted 1.6 million viewers. The special, which featured four bouts, scored the highest ratings for any UFC on FX event that has aired since the UFC began airing events on the network in January 2012.
UFC 145 took place on Saturday April 21st at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The main event featured UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones, successfully defending his title against challenger Rashad Evans. The Prelim special featured Travis Browne scoring a submission victory over Chad Griggs and unanimous decision victories by Mac Danzig, Matt Brown and Anthony Njokuani.
Previous UFC events on FX, which include Prelim specials and UFC on FX events, have scored between 880,000 and 1.5 million viewers. The next UFC event to be broadcasted on FX will be a Prelim special before UFC 146 on May 26th.